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From the wonderful mind of Robin Evans is his the last book in the series of his infamous comedy space graphic novel, Venna’s Planet. The last book in the series, Peril in Prime City sees Venna continuing her quest of finding a place called ‘Prime City’. Of course, skullduggery, passion, murder, comedy, redemption, romance, evil science, interplanetary conflict are all the normal things to expect out of a Venna’s Planet book. However, you never know what will happen at the turn of a page in a Venna’s Planet book. Buy your copy of Venna’s Planet now!
This beautifully illustrated children’s alphabet book is not only great fun for you and your child to read together, but will also help them recognise the letters of the alphabet, which are featured in both capital and lower case. They will quickly learn to associate the shape of each letter with the everyday objects fascinating Sam, and the fun activities they see him enjoying. Children love Sam’s gentle humour and choice of items for the ABC, setting the perfect environment for fun learning.
The Jupiter ACE was a home computer released back in 1982, all other home computers at the time used BASIC as the built-in programming language, whereas the Jupiter ACE used Forth. You can go back in time and learn to program Forth with Jupiter ACE app. The app focuses on the ACE experience and is loaded with example software, the app is completely free and is self-contained, meaning that you cannot remotely add code or more games.
Sam the Robot is a much-loved character, first seen in 1989 as a mascot for the SAM Coupe, an 8-bit computer from Miles Gordon Technology. Sam could be found within the pages of the user guides that came with the computer itself. Originally designed by Robin Evans (Venna’s Planet) Sam is now back, a brand-new range of books designed and created by our in-house artist, Emily Botta. This colouring book is great fun and helps children learn and recognise numbers from one to twenty. Sam is a helpful character with gentle humour to boost children’s reading ability, it’s never to early – or late – to start learning!
During the 80s a DIY approach was encouraged by Sir Clive Sinclair for consumers to build their own ZX81 home computer. A significantly cheaper option, it became common for magazines to feature listings of programs for the home user to type in themselves. This book features thirty of such programs, covering everything from card games and shoot ‘em ups to utilities and educational software. For the first time in 40 years, this influential and hugely popular book is back for a new generation. And just like the original, it’s available in paperback form, or a collector’s hardback edition, the ideal purchase as a gift for any fan of the early days of home computing.
There Used To Be A Me examines the mind of an eccentric and at times, cruel mind, examining the pressures of tortured imagination when given complete control. Only one person could undertake such an incredible role, a solo performance by Alfred Molina. Well-known for playing Marvel’s Dr Octopus, this comic fantasy reconstructs what may have been an insight into Peter Sellers life told through his own eyes. When Sellers died in 1980 at the age of 54, he left no biopic or record to reveal his daily life or his feelings. Leaving behind many unanswered questions, and although this is a gap that’s been difficult to fill, AUK Studios hopes to provide an insight into this comedy genius.
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Now released - The Dreamtime of the Artful Dodger
Set after the Oliver Twist novel by Charles Dickens
By Norman Eshley ( #TV #actor in George & Mildred + much more!) & Elizabeth Revill #RT @dbarrywriter @Classicbritcom @BookBrunch @TheBookTweeters
Actor Alfred Molina revealed the mask of Peter Sellers in our audio production - ‘There Used To Be A Me’. But how well do you really know the actor behind Dr Octopus and Peter Sellers? Find out this Sunday with our AUK quiz... https://t.co/XK7Z431owe
Test your 1980s computer knowledge with our Jupiter ACE Sunday quiz!